The oldest ballpark in America, Rickwood Field in Birmingham has connected generations of ballplayers and fans as surely as a 6-4-3 double play for the past century. The Rickwood Classic baseball game to showcase the facility is slated May 30. Let Jim Caple tell you the whole story.

Rickwood Field a Nod to an Earlier Era

This humble sign on the outside of Rickwood Field points the way to the clubhouse. Today fans can make the pilgrimage and take either a self-guided tour or a more-structured, behind-the-scenes guided tour from the the Friends of Rickwood.